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Academy of Art University

Academy of Art University is the largest accredited private art and design university in the nation. Founded in 1929, the school offers accredited AA, BA, BFA, BS, B.Arch, MA, MFA, and M.Arch degree programs in more than 30 areas of study, as well as continuing art education, pre-college art experience programs, professional development, and certificates. Open to everyone with a passion for art, students learn to transform their creative passions into successful careers. The faculty is made up of working artists who offer students valuable insights into the professional arena. Students graduate with strong foundations in art and design, a compelling portfolio, and the tools they need to succeed in the art world.

Military Friendly Rating

We rate how Military Friendly an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The rating below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly.

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100%
Exceeds Standard

26.26

Military Friendly
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100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

26.26

Military Friendly
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100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

58.97

Military Friendly
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100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

20.13

Military Friendly
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100%

100%
Exceeds Standard

27.71

Military Friendly
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100%
Exceeds Standard

8.79

Why you should attend?

One thing military service members and veterans love about Academy of Art University is that they don't have to "start over." We connect with every service-member to build upon the skills each has gained in the service. We waive the Application Fee for military members and veterans. We provide Military Tuition Assistance and GI Bill benefits, are a Yellow Ribbon participant, and offer a Military Scholarship. Our pioneering online courses set the bar for flexible learning. Online students earn accredited degrees, receiving individual attention from the instructors and hands-on experience in their areas of study. Onsite or online, a world-class art education is available to service-members and veterans seeking success in a creative industry.

Top Degrees

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician
Broadcast Journalism
Communications, General
Cosmetology/Beauty Services
Radio and Television
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Retail Management
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia & Information Resources Design
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A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems.

Tuition & Institution Information

Undergraduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $28,890 $28,890
Fees $800 $800
Room $10,306 $10,306
Board $4,780 $4,780
Books $1,972 $1,972
Other Expenses $5,274 $5,274
Totals $52,022 $52,022
Graduate
In State Out of State
Tuition $25,992 $25,992
Fees $800 $800
Room $10,306 $10,306
Board $4,780 $4,780
Books $1,972 $1,972
Other Expenses $5,274 $5,274
Totals N/A N/A